tax increases

Fox's Cavuto Still Pushing Conspiracy Theory That Infrastructure Money Is Being Stolen
Neil Cavuto is still browbeating his guests over the need to raise taxes for more infrastructure spending. Read more...
Ben Carson: Obamacare Is 'Most Massive Tax Increase' In History
This one-trick pony never gets tired of repeating the same lies. Read more...
Fox Pundits Terribly Upset That 'Comrade Bill De Blasio' Might Raise Taxes On Rich New Yorkers
If anyone thought the vitriol directed towards our first black, Democratic, moderate president who has been called everything in the book from dictator, to Marxist, to Socialist, to Communist was bad, you ain't seen nothin' yet. Read more...
As Steve Benen did such a wonderful job of explaining in his post this Monday, Republicans continually claim to be the anti-tax party, but that label should come with an asterisk, because they really don't mind raising taxes on the poor. Those moochers had better get "some skin in the game" or else. Read more...
Republicans have done a whole lot of things to damage their "brand" and still haven't figured out what to do to quit being the "stupid party" after their losses in the last election, but note to Kathleen Parker -- refusing to raise taxes in order to lower the budget deficit is not one of them. The majority of their own constituents don't agree with them on this issue, but that didn't stop Parker from pretending it would damage them on this Sunday's Meet the Press: Read more...

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From this Sunday's Meet the Press, despite all of his rhetoric attempting to help the Republican party with their so-called rebranding effort, Eric Cantor didn't do a very good job of hiding just who his party is looking out for, and it sure as hell Read more...
Surprise, surprise. It's all sour grapes over at Fox now that it seems Republicans are finally going to allow a clean vote on this so-called “fiscal cliff” bill that passed in the Senate. Leave it to their resident curmudgeon Charles Krauthammer Read more...
On December 31st, members of Congress and the President engaged in theater that rivaled any you'd find on Broadway. Mind you, the intended audience was not us. No, this was a performance for the markets. All morning long, Senators scurried Read more...
From ABC's This Week, GOP Representative and flamethrower Raul Labrador took a page out of Charles Krauthammer's book, and blamed the Democrats for the rifts within the Republican party and compared them to bank robbers while saying their plan is to raise taxes on everybody. Never mind that the party protecting the tax cuts for the ultra-rich at all costs is the Republicans. Read more...
It's getting down to the wire, but President Obama is still pushing Congress to some to some sort of agreement ahead of this so-called "fiscal cliff." After meeting, Obama urges leaders to take 'immediate action' : President Obama said Friday he Read more...